The Management of the IMF on February 5, 2019, completed the first review under the third 12-month Staff-Monitored Program (SMP III) with Somalia, which covers the period May 2018–April 2019.
In a report released on Monday, the United Nations urged Somalia to take steps to ensure future elections are not marred by the human rights violations and abuses committed during the 2016-2017 electoral process. “Insecurity, weak justice institutions, and an insufficient human… Read More ›
IMF staff has commended the Somali authorities for implementing important reforms in challenging conditions, stating recent developments are broadly favorable despite difficult political and security environment. On June 20, the management of the IMF completed the second and final… Read More ›
Flash and river floods, caused by heavy rainfall, in have affected more than 695 000 people, and displaced nearly 215 000 of these, in the last few days. Most flooding occurred in the regions of Bakool, Banadir, Bay, Hiraan, Lower Juba,… Read More ›
The Department of Political Affairs (DPA) of the African Union Commission (AUC) in collaboration with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) has organized a training workshop on electoral boundaries delimitation for the National Independent Electoral Commission (NIEC) from 23… Read More ›
The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has stated after concluding the Article IV consultation with Somalia On February 21, 2018, that despite a severe drought and sporadic terrorist attacks, Somalia avoided a significant economic slowdown in 2017 with support from… Read More ›
In a year which saw millions of Somali civilians displaced by armed conflict and thousands more killed and wounded in violence, the United Nations envoy to the country has called for sustained cooperation to tackle a number of pressing challenges…. Read More ›